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Saturday, October 25

2014 “Come Out & Play” Saturday: All-Day Game Festival | SF
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP may be required for some games.
| Civic Center (SF)
2014

The Come Out & Play Festival is back celebrating a fifth year of bringing play to the Bay with new and innovative real-world games happening on Fulton Street between Hyde and Larkin at Civic Center in the heart of San Francisco. 2014 Come Out & ...

2014 Clarion Alley Block Party: 10 Hours of Live Music & Mural Celebration | SF
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Clarion Alley
2014 Clarion Alley Block Party: 10 Hours of Live Music & Mural Celebration | SF

The Clarion Alley Mural Project celebrates 22 years of creating and showcasing public art by preserving the amazing murals on Clarion Alley nestled between Mission and Valencia and 17th and 18th.
A DIY block party without corporate sponsorship, the annual Block Party features live and DJ …

Fisherman’s Wharf Clam Chowder Competition & Tasting Party | 2014
Fisherman's Wharf Clam Chowder Competition & Tasting Party | 2014

At Wharf Fest’s one-day-only chowder competition, classic establishments like Boudin Bakery, Cioppino’s, and Fog Harbor Fish House will take on new wharf restaurants and battle it out for the title of Best Fisherman’s Wharf Chowder. Your ticket gets you samples from all of the competitors, …

2014 Skeletonfest: Sugar Skull Making & Screenprinting | East Bay
Saturday, October 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please bring a t-shirt to screenprint and something yummy to share.
| Richmond Art Center
2014 Skeletonfest: Sugar Skull Making & Screenprinting | East Bay

Families, grab your costumes and join the Richmond Art Center for Halloween and Day of the Dead art festivities on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Come in costume and create masks and funny, movable skeletons, sugar skulls or a screen-printed skeleton t-shirt. Please bring a t-shirt to …

Win Tix: “Tested” Live on Stage with Mythbusters’ Jamie and Adam | Castro Theater
Saturday, October 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Get 50% off balcony tickets with code RUSHTIX
| Castro Theatre
“Tested” Live on Stage with Mythbusters’ Jamie and Adam | Castro Theater

Join Mythbusters’ favorite science nerds, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, as they showcase maker projects, geek out about technology, 3D printing, and more.
The show, which is part of the Bay Area Science Festival, will include geeky buddies Will Smith, Norman Chang, and also a live …

Visitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, October 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 45 Leland Ave.
Visitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides

Explore Visitacion Valley, named by 18th-century Spaniards lost in the fog and part of the only local land grant deeded to an Anglo.
The afternoon tour concentrates on community life – including Eichler housing, a Julia Morgan church, landscaped greenways, and more – in the “Valley …

2014 San Francisco Zombie Walk | Castro
Saturday, October 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
2014 San Francisco Zombie Walk | Castro

The zombies will awaken. The spirits of the dead will rise to invade the streets of San Francisco at 2 pm on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is requested.
The undead of all ages will be starting their march at Jane Warner Plaza, dragging their decaying bones …

Thrill The World 2014: World Record Thriller Dance-Off | San Jose
Saturday, October 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Thrill The World 2014: World Record Thriller Dance-Off | San Jose

Adira Dance & Costume in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood will once again attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World at 3 pm sharp on October 25, 2014.
Thrill The World is an annual worldwide simultaneous dance of Michael Jackson’s …

2014 Festival of Rock Posters & Bill Graham Celebration | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, October 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission from 3-6 pm. Otherwise it's $10 from 11 am to 3 pm, and $20 from 10-11 am
| County Fair Building
2014 Festival of Rock Posters & Bill Graham Celebration | Golden Gate Park

San Francisco will be forever known worldwide for the “Summer of Love,” which was a defining moment of the 1960’s. Come re-live this era and celebrate the psychedelic art of the 60’s, as well as contemporary rock art, at the Festival of Rock Posters, sponsored …

2014 Cotopaxi Music Festival: Tumbleweed Wanderers & Pigwar | Crissy Field
Saturday, October 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Crissy Field
2014 Cotopaxi Music Festival: Tumbleweed Wanderers & Pigwar | Crissy Field

Come out to the free, public Cotopaxi Music Festival at Crissy Field featuring live performances from the Tumbleweed Wanderers, Pigwar, Berel Alexander and DJ Omar from 3-7 pm on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
There will also be food trucks, drinks and they’ll even have the Giants game streaming …

World Series Game 4: Giants vs. Royals Game Watch Party
Saturday, October 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
World Series Game 4: Giants vs. Royals Game Watch Party

Our year… Our time!
Come to SoMa StrEat Food Park for a huge game watch – game four of the World Series. Come on out on Saturday night to get food truck grub, enjoy the beer garden and be part of the awesome playoff atmosphere at SF’s …

Come Out & Play 2014: Journey to the End of the Night | SF
Saturday, October 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but advanced registration is required.
| Fulton & Larkin
Come Out & Play 2014: Journey to the End of the Night | SF

For one night, drop your relations, your work, your leisure, and all your usual motives for movement and action, and let yourself be drawn by the chase.
Journey to the End of the Night is a free street game / scavenger hunt of epic proportions with …

The Final Saturday Night Fireworks of 2014 | Pier 39
Saturday, October 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
The Final Saturday Night Fireworks of 2014 | Pier 39

Take advantage of San Francisco’s amazing, autumn weather by joining Pier 39 for fireworks, music and more every Saturday night in October - October 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2014. Each night unfolds at 6 pm with DJs playing the latest dance tunes at the Bay ...

Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay
Saturday, October 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Halley Hill Observatory
Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay

Sunset is at 6:18 pm and the gates close at 10 pm.

Win Tix: Saturday Night Fireworks Cruise with Blue & Gold Fleet | SF
Saturday, October 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets are $45 for adults, $25 for children 5-11
| Pier 39
Saturday Night Fireworks Cruise with Blue & Gold Fleet | SF

See the spectacular October fireworks from the sea.
Join Blue & Gold Fleet on the last Saturday in October from 8-9:30pm for a 90-minute cruise on the Bay to view the fireworks plus a stop at the Bay Bridge to view the Bay Lights. Tickets include …

Win Tix: “Quiz-o-Tron” Comedy vs. Science Quiz Show | SF
Saturday, October 25 – 9:45 pm | Cost: WIN | Castro Theatre

Watch as talented comedians compete against learned scientists to answer questions pertaining to the latest discoveries in astrophysics.
Quiz-o-Tron, part of the Bay Area Science Festival, is the world’s greatest comedic science-themed panel quiz show, hosted by Rebecca Watson and starring Bad Astronomer Phil Plait, Star …

Sunday, October 26

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Bay & Vistacion Valley Residents
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Mission Bay & Vistacion Valley Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Costume Party, Pumpkin Patch & 2-for-1 Cocktails | Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Costume Party, Pumpkin Patch & 2-for-1 Cocktails | Treasure Island Flea

It’s Howl-o-ween at the Flea, so get your costume on and bring your buckets and bags because all 400+ Treasure Island Flea vendors are bringing specials treats for trick-or-treaters. 
You’ll also enjoy:

a petting zoo, pony rides and a pumpkin patch
a creepy clown making balloon animals for …

SF Open Studios 2014 | SoMa, Tenderloin, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch & Bayview
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2014 | SoMa, Tenderloin, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch & Bayview

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios on Saturdays and Sundays, from October 11 to November 9, 2014. Each weekend, art patrons, ...

2014 Soap Box Derby & Block Party | Sunset Dist.
2014 Soap Box Derby & Block Party | Sunset Dist.

Watch home-made derby cars race down the 400 foot straightaway along 20th Avenue between Wawona and Vicente during the second annual Soapbox Derby & Block Party hosted by The Friends of Larsen Playground from 11 am to 4 pm on Sunday, October 26, 2014.
This is an “open” exhibition. All …

2014 Pet Pride Day: Costume Parade, Doggie Dancing & Trick Contest | GG Park
Sunday, October 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
2014 Pet Pride Day: Costume Parade, Doggie Dancing & Trick Contest | GG Park

Dress up your pet and head to the annual Pet Pride Day featuring on site adoptions, rescue partners, parade, food, kids activities, pet costumes and pet tricks in Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park.
2014 Pet Pride Day
Sunday, October 26, 2014 | 11 am to 3 pm
Sharon Meadow, …

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, October 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, October 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Art Collective
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley

The Mixed Media Mixer is a monthly event with the goal of bringing artists across many platforms together with the intention of collaboration. A new collection of Bay Area artists, musicians, photographers and videographers come together every last Sunday of the month at the Firehouse Art Events Hangar. Bring ...

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, October 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF
Sunday, October 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Maggie McGarry's Irish Pub
Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF

Please note, this event will be at Maggie McGarry’s, not The Royale.